[78-L] The Columbia Laughing Record?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Thu Aug 11 21:33:46 PDT 2011

And you all need to pick up the Woody Woodpecker DVD box set where "Sh-h-h-h" 
on disc 3 uses The OKeh Laughing Record, with acknowledgment, as much of its 


On 8/12/2011 12:24 AM, Mike Daley wrote:
> I have the Perfect laughing record, "Some Laughs" with "Cohen Talks About
> The Ladies" by Monroe Silver on the flip.
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 11:13 PM, David Lennick<dlennick at sympatico.ca>wrote:
>> Oh, I've also had it dubbed..acoustically..on a Canadian Apex pressing. No
>> reference to OKeh. This is odd since I thought Compo had the Canadian
>> rights to
>> OKeh almost from the first lateral days.
>> dl
>> On 8/11/2011 10:51 PM, David Lennick wrote:
>>> Egad..I've had it in just about every format except the late 45 Mike Biel
>>> refers to. Original OKeh, late 20s laminated OKeh, mid 30s dub on
>> Vocalion, c.
>>> 1950 vinyl OKeh DJ pressing (twice), Happy Face LP and a Boris Rose lp
>> where
>>> it's played THREE TIMES in succession.
>>> Ever hear "Laughing Record" on Silvertone? Not to be believed. Originally
>>> titled The Worst Rose of Summer, by Vaughn de Leath, and it sounds as if
>> it
>>> uses a Gennett sound effects record instead of real laughers. Horrible.
>>> dl
>>> On 8/11/2011 4:05 PM, Stewart, Joseph R wrote:
>>>> Rodger Holtin wrote,
>>>> "I must be the only guy on the list who does not own a copy of the
>> famous OKeh Laughing Record..."
>>>> Actually, no, you're not.  I don't have a copy of it.  Never even seen
>> one up close. Of course, flea markets in this area (southwest Missouri) are
>> (to borrow from Monty Python) so  "uncontaminated" by shellac it's not
>> even... funny.
>>>> Randy Stewart
>>>> Arts Producer
>>>> KSMU
>>>> 901 S. National
>>>> Springfield MO 65897

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